Author: Gull Zuhra
Supervisor: Ms. Omama Tariq
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present research was conducted to explore the relationship between emotional maturity and social adjustment in university students. It was hypothesized that there is likely to be relationship between emotional maturity and social adjustment in university students. Co-relational research design was used in the study. Purposive sampling strategy was used to select the sample. A sample of 100 students (50 male and 50 female) was collected from the two universities of Lahore. Emotional Maturity Scale (Singh & Singh, 1990) and Reynolds Adolescent Adjustment Screening Inventory (Reynolds, 2001) was used to examine the emotional maturity and social adjustment in the university students. Pearson Product-Moment Correlation, Hierarchical multiple regression analysis and t-test were used for the statistical analysis. Analysis revealed that positive relationship was found between emotional maturity and social adjustment. It was found that emotional maturity predicts the social adjustment. No gender differences were found in emotional maturity and social adjustment. The findings have important implication for the students who are facing different challenges of life and are confronted with emotional disturbances. It is beneficial for the teachers, parents and the counselors to protect the intellectual potential of the students by providing them support.
Keywords: Emotional Maturity, Social Adjustment Disturbance, Relationship.
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